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York: Appeal after woman shot with air pellet

North Yorkshire Police, Appeals

Police in York are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman was shot in her neck by what is believed to be an air rifle.

It happened at around 6pm on Sunday 4 February as the victim walked across the car park of the Spar store in Heworth.

Officers are appealing to anyone who heard or saw anything in the area at this time or who knows anything about the incident to get in touch.

They would also like to speak to the kind member of public who came to the victims aid but left before the police arrived.

If you can help please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 and pass information to our Force Control Room.

If you wish to remain anonymous you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12240021466 when passing on information.

The victim was treated for a puncture wound and swelling to her neck.

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